National Geographic Bee 2017 03/31/2017 Hunter Midkap, 2017 National Geographic Bee winner, is off to Washington, DC for the national competition. Hunter, an 8th grader from Wheeling, won first place at the statewide competition held at Concord University on March 31. Joss Poteet, Shenandoah Junction, WV, finished in 2nd place. Addison Hough, Martinsburg, WV, was the 3rd place finisher. Concord University wishes Hunter success in Washington, DC.